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Best Flooring Options for Your Kitchen

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jul 29, 2021 2:00:35 PM

A kitchen is a place that is going to be lived in. That means that accidents, spills and everyday wear are bound to happen. One of the exciting aspects of a kitchen remodel is that things like this can now be planned for. The materials you choose such as countertops or cabinet finishes can impact how long your new kitchen stays new. One very important element of the kitchen remodel is what flooring you choose. To prepare you for the wears of everyday life in the kitchen, here are the most durable kitchen flooring options for your remodel.

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Topics: Kitchen Remodeling, Kitchen Remodel Tips

Kitchen design tips keeping resale in mind

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Apr 30, 2021 2:12:26 PM

Picture100When you are remodeling your home, you are going into the process with the mindset that you will be living in that home for quite some time. Things do not always go according to plan, however, and the future is always uncertain. It is almost impossible to plan for the unexpected, but it is possible to be prepared for an unexpected situation. In the event that you end up selling your home or you simply are trying to flip a house, here are some kitchen design tips that keep resale in mind.

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Topics: Kitchen Layout, Kitchen Remodel Tips

Ideas for Your kitchen ceiling

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Mar 19, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Ceiling BrakurAn aspect of the kitchen that can be often overlooked by the average homeowner is the design of the kitchen ceiling. Here at Brakur Custom Cabinetry, we want to make sure that you have the kitchen of your dreams. We have compiled a few unique kitchen ceiling designs that are sure to spark your mind into all of the potential possibilities when it comes to your home.

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Topics: Kitchen Designer, Kitchen Remodel Tips

Illuminating the Mystery: How to Properly Light your Kitchen

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Mar 17, 2021 12:00:00 AM

LightingWhen it comes to remodeling lighting may at times be an afterthought for many. The exciting decisions to be made such as layout, cabinets, and countertops often overshadow the importance of lighting in the kitchen. Lighting, however, is an essential aspect of any kitchen remodel and should not be taken lightly during the decision-making process. Here are a few guidelines on how to make the right decision when selecting lighting for your kitchen.

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Topics: Kitchen Lighting, Kitchen Remodel Tips

The Pros and cons of glass cabinetry in your kitchen

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Jan 27, 2021 1:30:07 PM

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Glass Cabinetry - Good or Bad Idea?

You may find yourself questioning whether or not glass cabinets could be beneficial for your ideal kitchen remodel. It certainly may have its drawbacks such as maintenance and durability. It also has great benefits including a glossy clean look that surely will not go out of style. Let us dissect the pros and cons of adding glass cabinets to your kitchen.

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Topics: Kitchen Remodel Tips, Kitchen Options

3 Major Things to Avoid When Remodeling Your Kitchen

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jan 11, 2021 1:55:57 PM

Picture3When taking on a Kitchen Remodel, keeping a few important things in mind from the beginning can help you have a successful process and result. These 3 guidelines will help you get started right.

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Topics: Kitchen Remodel Tips

Should I Move Out for My Kitchen Remodel?

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Apr 19, 2019 6:00:00 PM

Should I move OutIt’s no secret that a kitchen remodel is not something that you do in one day.  It can also be inconvenient.  Unless you have a second kitchen in the home some people opt for moving out or staying somewhere else while the remodel is going on.  While it seems like an easy solution, it is also an expensive one and can add unnecessary cost to your remodel that could be spent on upgrades or other items you really want.

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Topics: Kitchen Remodel Tips

How to Measure Your Kitchen

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Sep 6, 2016 3:30:00 PM

How does your kitchen remodel measure up?

brakur_measuring_tape.jpgIf you’re about to embark on a kitchen remodeling project, it will help you to know how to measure your kitchen or other space to prepare for the remodel. Your designer will do final measurements, but you can move the job (or process of getting a quote) along quickly by providing initial measurements, which your designer will use to create your new space.

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Topics: Kitchen Remodeling, Custom Kitchen, Kitchen Layout, Kitchen Remodel Tips, Measuring for Cabinets

    Located in Shorewood, Il, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Inc. has been providing high quality locally manufactured cabinetry since 1965. Brakur is the largest manufacturer of custom cabinetry in Northern Illinois with a 100,000 plus square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and more than 80 employees.

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